January 2014

JAMA and the Northridge 20 Symposium

On January 17th, JAMA commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Northridge Earthquake by participating in a symposium discussion in Los Angeles. Entitled Northridge 20, the event brought together top engineers, state leaders and emergency management experts for a two-day discussion highlighting the impacts of the magnitude 6.7 event. Dr. Farzad Naeim, JAMA’s Director of Research, spoke about Performance Based Design G
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JAMA Employees Receive Anniversary Pins

As part of JAMA’s annual holiday celebration the firm presented a host of commemorative pins marking employee’s ongoing dedication. Given each year since 1997, the pins are given to employees that have celebrated a milestone anniversary of any five-year increment. 2013 recipients included Steve Ball, Kim Carden, Mike Brown, Lena Chan, Nergal Daniel, Colin Leung, Larry Pitkin, Ryan Anderson and Trish Yu (5 years); Kur
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